University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 98-22-3
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Gejia
Provenience: China
Guizhou Province
Date Made: 1920's-1930's
Early Date: 1920
Late Date: 1939
Section:Asian
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Appliqued
Woven
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Baylis, 1998

Description

Baby carrier. No ties. Two joined blue cotton panels embroidered in orange and purple. Appliqued narrow strips of white and blue cotton border. Back is lined with black cotton. Is characteristic of Gejia, one of smallest ethnic groups in Guizhou.


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